Works performed by Earplay:

Lapis Reprobatus

The music of Korean native Jean Ahn has been recognized by honors and awards from American Composers Orchestra’s Ear Shot, June in Buffalo (Ensemble Surplus), Aspen New Music Ensemble, UC Davis Symphony’s Madness and Music Festival, Berkeley Symphony’s Under Construction, Etchings Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, MusicX festival at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Sparks Festival, Women in Music Festival, Pacific Korean Music Festival, and Berkeley Arts Festival, among others. Commissions include works for the Renee Fisher Award and Competitions, the Pianissimo, Volti, Ong Dance Company, Locrian Chamber Players, and KAMSA Youth Orchestra, among others.

Jean holds a Ph.D. in Composition from the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied with Edmund Campion, Cindy Cox, Richard Felciano and Jorge Liderman. In addition, she holds degrees from Seoul National University in Korea. She has taught composition at UC Berkeley and Dominican University and is currently a faculty member at University of the Pacific at Stockton. She is a pianist/children’s choir director for Richmond Korean Baptist Church.

For more information on Jean Ahn and her music, visit her website.

[from program for March 31, 2014 concert]